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Old 10-11-2019, 12:42 AM
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Originally Posted by Hydro Junkie View Post
Just a thought on the wingtips:
  • I'm thinking it would have been easier to rough shape the tips to the profile in the plans and then sand it at the same time as the rest of the wing.
  • When the first tip is completed to your satisfaction, make template using it as a guide so the second tip will match
I've done this more than once when building boats and it's always worked well. If it's something that doesn't work for you, that's fine too
Hydro your suggestion has a lot of merit. I felt pretty confident that I could duplicate the contour by eye. Once I have the shape of the LE then I hold the wing tip block up to the wing rib and outline the shape of the tip. Both your and my idea are doing the same thing only on opposite sides. Great minds think alike!

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